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Consulting Civil Engineers in Brisbane with 35 years of experience
Wilkinson Shaw & Associates (WSA) is a Brisbane based boutique and dedicated team of civil engineers, designers and draftsmen. Each team member has a wealth of experience in the urban development field. We are committed to industry best practice and conduct our business with integrity.
Are you thinking about subdividing your current property? Or maybe you’ve seen an investment site that has been advertised on a real estate website as a subdivision STCA (Subject To Council Approval). In this 5-part series WSA will take you through the steps required for subdividing a property. Subdivisions in Queensland can sometimes be a … Continue reading Steps to Subdivide Residential Property
The last thing you want to hear as a developer is that your site can’t be developed after you’ve gone unconditional on the purchase contract. WSA have been involved in a job situated on a waterway that was affected by both local and regional flooding. Our initial brief was undertaking a preliminary desktop study to … Continue reading We think before saying yes
There are numerous factors that determine if a property can be subdivided. Each Council has its own set of rules and regulations (known as a Planning Scheme). These rules set the framework for what is considered allowable development. While the rules change from Council to Council, what remains relatively the same is the engineering requirements … Continue reading Can I subdivide my property? – An engineering perspective
With the recent announcement that Rockhampton will be the Fly In Fly Out (FIFO) hub for the Adani Carmichael Mine it would be expected that property prices will continue to firm in the area. WSA have been involved with developments in Rockhampton and Livingstone Shire Councils since 2006. Adani is expected to create 1,700 new … Continue reading Rockhampton Development Opportunities Await
Did you know that Wilkinson Shaw & Associates have the ability to undertake surveys and aerial imagery with our drone? Drones are cutting down surveying times to hours instead of days. While traditional survey will still be required there’s a lot that drones can help with on your project. A few areas that drones are … Continue reading Aerial surveys and imagery
Its not long until the very last PROPERTY FEED for 2018 and Wilkinson Shaw & Associates are the sponsor. Come along and have a drink and mingle with: – Property investors and developers – Consultants and service providers – Finance and investment professionals – Real estate agents and marketers – Construction contractors and subcontractors … Continue reading October Property Feed
Subdividing land can be a difficult process with many complications and site constraints. We frequently receive questions including: What is the subdivision process? How much does it cost per lot for a subdivision? What are councils infrastructure charges? What is Councils application fees for subdivisions? How many lots can I yield when subdividing my site? … Continue reading Guide to subdividing land
Operational Works explained Operational Works is defined in Queensland’s planning legislation and is work – other than building, plumbing or drainage – that impacts a site. Basically, the term encompasses a wide variety of tasks that will change the land. Types of Operational Works (OW) include: Earthworks including excavation, filling of land or changing ground … Continue reading Operational Works explained
Victoria’s introduction of registered engineers a timely reminder Last month the Victorian Parliament passed the Professional Engineers Registration Bill 2019 making it compulsory for civil, structural, mechanical, electrical and fire-safety engineers to be registered in the State. Queensland has had a register of engineers in operation since 1930 and helps consumers identify that the … Continue reading Victoria’s introduction of registered engineers a timely reminder
What is a Civil Engineer? Civil Engineers are responsible for the infrastructure that underpins many facets of modern life. Their job is to apply scientific, mathematical, and physics principles to provide solutions that enable infrastructure to be built, function, and be safe for users over a very long period of time. The role of a … Continue reading What is a Civil Engineer?